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  • Reader Spotlight: Patrick Rowling

    Reader Spotlight: Patrick Rowling

    We first heard about bassist Patrick Rowling when we covered the news of his novel Funk Machine back in August. Now we get the story behind this musician and author. His story of how he started on bass is one of the most entertaining ones we’ve read in a while. Patrick is No Treble’s reader... »

  • Funk Machine, The Novel

    Funk Machine, The Novel

    Yesterday was a sad day in the world of bass and music in general. On August 2, 1983, James Jamerson – the man responsible for so much of the Motown sound for many years – passed away at the age of 47. As bassists gather today in Detroit to honor the late bassist, another bassist... »